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Legal Issues in Nursing Webinar
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When: Thursday, December 5, 2019
Webinar will begin at 2:00 pm ET
Where: United States
Presenter: Cathy Knopf, BSN, RN, RAC-CT, Risk Management Consultant, Assured Partners
Contact: Maria Maggio
(850) 671-3700

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Legal Issues in Nursing Webinar
December 5, 2019
2:00 pm ET

This webinar will share the purpose of the state nursing laws and rules; where they are located and definitions of nursing liability and professional negligence. It will also cover the types of torts related to nursing care; identifying and reporting misconduct and the disciplinary process; and rules and responsibility of delegation will also be reviewed.

Target Audience: MDS Nurses, Director of Nursing, Nurse Managers, Nursing Home Administrators, Nursing staff and leaders

Teaching/Learning Methods: Lecture, visual presentation materials, case examples/case studies, question and answer

Instructional Level: Intermediate

Contact Hours: Up to 1.25 contact hours of credit for Nursing Home Administrators, Nurses and Social Workers. 

Speaker Information:

Cathy Knopf, BSN, RN, RAC-CT, Risk Management Consultant, Assured Partners
Cathy is responsible for the management and delivery of risk management services to an established Senior Living book of business. This includes clinical and environmental risk assessment completion, managing educational unit, conducting CE activity presentations, assistance with pre-litigation management activities, and action plan development. She has served as a Director of Nursing for nearly 10 years, and has over 25 years of experience in the senior health care industry. She is familiar with the survey process, quality improvement programs, the MDS process, and the Medicare/Medicaid reimbursement process. Cathy received her BSN from The College of Mount Saint Joseph in 1988 and shortly thereafter obtained her RN license.


LeadingAge Florida Member Community: $50
Prospective Member Community: $100

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Cancellations: All cancellations must be in writing. A $25 administrative fee will be charged for all cancellations. No refunds for cancellations will be made after November 27, 2019.

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